Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

Randall Kennedy talked about his book Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal, published by Pantheon. In his book Professor Kennedy examined the idea… read more

Randall Kennedy talked about his book Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal, published by Pantheon. In his book Professor Kennedy examined the idea of “selling out” -- of betraying or neglecting the interests of blacks to curry favor with whites -- and racial betrayal in black America. He explored the history behind the subject and presents ways in which prominent African Americans have been stigmatized as sellouts, often for being guilty only of success. Following his remarks Mr. Kennedy responded to questions from the audience. close

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Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

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Program ID:
202714-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2008 | 11:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 2008 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 17, 2008 | 11:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2008 | 7:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2008 | 9:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2008 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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